Saturday, August 25, 2012

"We Believe in America" Will Be Convention's Closing Theme Thursday's Program Will Focus Spotlight on Romney

"We Believe in America" Will Be Convention's Closing Theme
Thursday's Program Will Focus Spotlight on Romney

Tampa, Fla. - The 2012 Republican National Convention will close with the theme, "We
Believe in America," Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced

"Thursday's program will focus the national spotlight on the many reasons Governor Mitt
Romney is uniquely suited to lead us through the challenges our nation faces during this difficult
time," Priebus said.

"Millions of Americans know Mitt Romney as a public man who helped build nationally-known
businesses like Staples and Sports Authority, balanced the budget in Massachusetts without tax
hikes and rescued the scandal-ridden 2002 Winter Olympics," Priebus said.

"Thursday's program will introduce America to the Mitt Romney his family and close friends
know," added convention CEO William Harris.

Priebus and Harris announced the following schedule for Thursday, August 30:


7:30 p.m.Convention convenes

Call to order

Introduction of Colors

Pledge of Allegiance

National Anthem


Remarks by U.S. Rep. Connie Mack


Remarks by Bob White, chairman of Romney for President campaign


Remarks by former Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kerry Healey


Remarks by Jane Edmonds, former Massachusetts Secretary of Workforce

Remarks by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio

Remarks by presidential nominee Mitt Romney


Speaker Boehner declares convention adjourned.

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